Month: September 2023

Parks In the Sky Are All the Rage

The High Line really began in 1929 when the city, the state and New York Central Railroad agreed on the West Side Improvement Project, conceived by New York City Parks Commissioner Robert Moses.

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Eight hundred forty repetitions comprise Vexations, Erik Satie’s enigmatic unpublished durational piano score. Composed around 130 years ago, and evidently never performed, the piece remained a theoretical curiosity until 1963 when John Cage organized a marathon rendition in the East Village.

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The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra’s Monday night gig is the longest steady gig in jazz history (1966 to 2023). That’s 57 years at the Village Vanguard, the oldest continuously operating jazz club in the world (established 1935).

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A Table Set for Sisterhood

Released earlier this month. Each entry — which range from pop culture icons like Lizzo and Aretha Franklin to war correspondent Dickey Chapelle and notorious RBG — is accompanied by a quote, a brief history lesson, the genesis of the recipe, a discussion question and Jernigan’s bold, colorful illustrations.

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The subject of excess body fat, obesity, diabetes (also called diabesity) and other weight related complications is complex.

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Corcoran’s First Annual West Village Charity Dog Walk

A while back I wrote a column about a fun day coming to the West Village for dogs. (Also, cats but dogs are the main focus as cats cannot really be walked on leashes.) This event, “Uniquely Dogs,” will raise money for underprivileged pets, primarily dogs. So, I want to bring you up to speed and let you know what the event will look like and how it will be run.

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Towards a More-Fortunate Society

It was the shimmering eve of 1972 and David Rothenberg faced a dilemma. As an up-and-coming theatrical publicist and nascent producer with a small office in Times Square, he was much in demand…

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Village Pet Pages

  • Holiday Health Tips
    As a medical team we want to share some ways to for people and pets to enjoy the holidays and prevent some hazards.

Joy in the Moment

  • Expect Nothing! You won’t be let down.
    Have you ever looked forward to an occasion, be it time with someone, a trip, a gift, a holiday…you name it? Then, when it didn’t work out as expected, or better said, as you expected, then you felt let down?

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